Case assessment and redrafting charges training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

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Throughout March 2022 the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on using custom-built digital case assessment tools to identify cases that touch on potential international crimes, and on redrafting charges to reflect those crimes. 

Strengthening justice and accountability for international crimes in Nigeria

Elise Carreau Video

Wayamo is helping to ensure that genuine investigations and prosecutions are led by Nigeria, and implemented in Nigeria. In doing so, Wayamo is breathing life into the principle of complementarity.

Abuja training workshops with civil and military investigators and prosecutors

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

Over the course of the week from 29 November to 3 December 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held two different workshops in Abuja, both in their respective ways linked to the need to address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

Workshop for Nigerian prosecutors and investigators to enhance interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database to fruition

Elise Carreau

The workshop brought together prosecutors from the Complex Casework Group (CCG) and investigators from the Joint Investigation Centre and 7 Military Investigations Bureau, as a practical step aimed at “enhancing interagency collaboration to bring the electronic case-file database for terrorism files to fruition”. In order for this newly created database and its case- and evidence-management software to attain their combined potential, investigators and prosecutors need to collaborate from the earliest stages of an investigation. This database will also serve to build more complex cases which may address international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of the ICC.

Case assessment training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

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Between 26 October 2021 and 3 November 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on using new digital case assessment tools to identify cases that touch on potential international crimes. 

Prosecutors of the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice about Wayamo’s impact

Elise Carreau Video

We asked prosecutors belonging to the Complex Casework Group in the Nigerian Ministry of Justice what they had learnt in our capacity building workshops, what the impact had been, and how it had affected their work.

Evidence management training for Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group

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Between 14 – 21 September 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system and the use of Intella software for evidence management. 

Training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system

Elise Carreau

Between 14 – 21 September 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a series of training sessions for prosecutors from Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG) focusing on their new case-filing system and the use of Intella software for evidence management. 

The creation of an electronic case-file database to build complex cases

Elise Carreau Judicial Capacity Building, News and Events

From 9 to 11 August 2021, the Wayamo Foundation held a workshop on the creation of an electronic case-file database within Nigeria’s Complex Casework Group (CCG), covering aspects ranging from the case-filing system to a purpose-designed ICC criminality assessment form and optimal use of Intella software.